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GP looks to telecare for future of healthcare at home

1st August 2013

International self-care day has passed, leading GP Simon Fradd to consider how older people can continue to live independently at home

Next year's Naidex National to feature new occupational therapy zone

30th July 2013

Organisers of the Naidex National event have announced that the 2014 show will, for the first time, feature a dedicated zone for occupational therapists.

Welsh government aims to integrate health and social care services

25th July 2013

Welsh government plans are looking towards integrating health and social care to provide a better overall health service.

Government needs to do more for elderly rural communities

24th July 2013

A study by the charity Age UK has revealed that daily life can be particularly difficult for older people who live in rural communities | Handicare News

1 in 8 people to benefit from government's elderly care cap

19th July 2013

The government has recently announced that the £72,000 cap on elderly care costs will help 1 in 8 elderly people in the UK.

Initiative that helps older people live at home shows signs of success

17th July 2013

Care services in Scotland are reportedly making great progress in shifting the care environment for older people away from hospitals.

Trade Days participants to be awarded 'Show Founder' status

16th July 2013

Organisers of Trade Days have announced that companies who show their support for the show will be given 'Show Founder' status.

Independent report suggests that healthcare assistants should be trained

15th July 2013

An independent review has recommended that all healthcare assistants and social care support workers be given basic training